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Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Boat boy — or boat bearer are terms used for a junior Acolyte position found in Roman Catholic and Anglican churches. The role of a boat boy is to assist the thurifer (the senior Acolyte who carries the thurible) during services in which incense is used.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Boat people — 132 boat people haïtiens entassés sur une petite embarcation et interceptés par un navire américain. Les boat people (construit à partir des mots anglais « bateau » et « gens ») sont des migrants qui fuient leur pays pour des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Boat Lake — ist der Name mehrerer Seen in den Vereinigten Staaten: Boat Lake (Alaska) Boat Lake (Dixie County, Florida) Boat Lake (Hillsborough County, Florida) Boat Lake (Seminole County, Florida) Boat Lake (Washington County, Florida) Boat Lake (Indiana)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • boat — [bōt] n. [ME bot < OE bat (akin to Ger & Du boot) < IE base * bheid , to split (in the sense “hollowed out tree trunk”) > FISSION] 1. a small, open water vehicle propelled by oars, sails, engine, etc. 2. a large such vehicle for use in… …   English World dictionary


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